If you didn’t already know, Facebook is the second most searched thing on Google and the most popular social media website in the entire world. About half of the world population uses Facebook daily.
Some people use it for posting pictures, others for chatting and some even use it for dating. Regardless of the reason, Facebook has an insanely high number of users. Every once in a while, a person can find themselves in an unwanted situation where they lose or forget their Facebook password. I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there at least once and it’s definitely not a pleasant moment to be in. However, there’s no need to panic. There are quite a few ways on which you can recover or reset your password and in this article, we are covering all of them! So, if you’re one of those people that is currently panicking thinking that they’re locked out of their account forever, keep reading. We have the solution for you.
What to do if you lose your Facebook password
It’s better to stop it than heal it. It’s an old saying that applies in this situation as well. Making sure that you write down your password on a piece of paper or even in a note pad document on your computer will make sure that you never get locked out of your Facebook account in case you forget your password. However, if you haven’t done this already but you did forget your password, you should move into our next tip. Another tip for increasing the security of your account is to always create safe passwords that include capital letters, signs and numbers in order to ensure maximum security for your account. Some of the most common passwords for Facebook accounts are from people that don’t really take security seriously and later end up with their accounts compromised. Here are a few examples of the worst and most common passwords:
123456 – “I can’t even be bothered to think of something more creative”
Password – “I either tried being funny or I simply did not understand the question”
12345678 – “I tried using the 123456 method but it said my password needs at least 8 characters”
Admin – “I watched too many low-budget hacker movies”
Qwerty – “My password is literally written on everyone’s keyboard”
We seriously advise you to avoid using these kinds of passwords and create your own unique, complicated and longer ones that include a variety of characters, signs and letters
- Using the Facebook Recover Password Service
When registering for a Facebook account you are asked to complete a form that including an e-mail address field in which you need to write down your personal e-mail address. One of the reasons why you are asked to do this is because in situations like this when you lose your password, the Facebook support staff will send you to reset permission or an entirely new password on your e-mail. However, some people even forget their e-mail addresses as well and are now left with just a few more options. Knowing how to hack Facebook online is also useful when it comes to recovering your own account. It should never be used to harm someone else’s though, just for recovering yours.
- Using the mobile phone number or the two-factor authenticator
Most social media websites and platforms, including Facebook, will ask you to provide a mobile number when creating your account. This serves as an identity verifier, a rescuer when you lose your password and also a notifier if your account’s security is ever compromised. With that being said, if you have a phone number linked to your Facebook account, you can use it to get an SMS with a password reset code.